Professor Andrew J. Fleming
Director, Precision Mechatronics Lab
Director, Priority Research Center for Complex Dynamics systems and Control
Deputy Head of School (Research), School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
The University of Newcastle
Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
+61 2 4921 6493
Andrew J. Fleming graduated from The University of Newcastle, Australia with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering in 2000 and Ph.D in 2004. Professor Fleming is now the Director of the Precision Mechatronics Lab and the Priority Research Center for Complex Dynamic Systems and Control at The University of Newcastle, Australia. His research includes nanofabrication, micro-robotics, metrological sensing, nano-positioning, and high-speed scanning probe microscopy. Professor Fleming’s research awards include the ATSE Batterham Medal, the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Outstanding Paper Award, the University of Newcastle Researcher of the Year Award, and the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment Award for Research Excellence. He is the co-author of three books and more than 190 Journal and Conference papers. Prof Fleming is the inventor of several patent applications and in 2012 he received the Newcastle Innovation Rising Star Award for Excellence in Industrial Engagement.
- Best Paper Award (co-author), IEEE Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales, 2019, Helsinki, Finland.
- Research Supervision Excellence Award, University of Newcastle, 2017
- Batterham Medal, Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, 2016
- Finalist, the Chancellor’s Award for Innovation, 2016
- Best Paper Award Finalist, IEEE Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics 2016
- ARC Future Fellowship 2014‐2017
- Newcastle Innovation Rising Star Award, 2012
- ARC Australian Research Fellowship 2009‐2013
- The University of Newcastle Vice Chancellors Award for Researcher of the Year, 2007
- Best Paper Award ‐ IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2007
- Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment Award for Research Excellence, 2007
- ARC Australian Post‐Doctoral Fellowship 2006‐2008
- Total $10.7M
- 30 Grants, 12 ARC Grants
- 3 Fellowships (12 Years)
- Detailed Funding List
Supervised Student Awards
- Matheus Xavier – Second Place Award for Best Presentation at IEEE ICCMA 2019
- Meysam Omidbeike – Best Student Paper Finalist, IEEE MARSS 2019
- Meysam Omidbeike – Best Student Paper Finalist, IEEE AIM 2018
- Yik Ren Teo – Best Student Paper Finalist, IEEE MSC 2015
- Shannon Rios – Best Student Paper Finalist, IEEE AIM, 2015
- Mathew Fairbain – Best Student Paper Award, Australian Control Conference
- Associate Editor for IEEE Control Systems Letters
- Chief Specialty Editor for Mechatronics, Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering (Nature Publishing Group)
- IEEE Nanotechnology Council – Control Systems Society Representative
- Awards Committees
- 2020 IEEE Control Systems Society Outstanding Paper Award
- 2019 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC2019) – Best Student Paper Award
- International Program Committee Member for the following conferences:
- 2020 IFAC World Congress
- 2020 IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA2020)
- 2020 Sustainable Design and Manufacturing (KES-SDM-20)
- 2020 IEEE International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control (AMC2020)
- 2019 IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA)
- 2019 IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems and IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control
- 2019 International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing (KES-SDM-19)
- 2018 International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing (KES-SDM-18)
- 2015 American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, 2015
- 2014 American Control Conference, Portland, OR, 2014
- 2013 American Control Conference, Vancouver, 2013
- 2004 3rd IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, Sydney, 2004
- Associate editor: Advances in Vibration and Acoustics (2007‐2011)
- 200 Publications, 77 Journal Articles, 102 Conference Articles, 3 Books
- 5500 Citations, H‐Index: 41 (Google Scholar)
- 9 Patent Applications, international licensing in 13 countries
- Consulting: NASA, DSTO, US Army, Nikon, Stanford Accelerator Lab, GE Medical etc.
Multiple mode passive piezoelectric shunt dampener Inproceedings
Proc. IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, Berkeley, CA, 2002.
Adaptive piezoelectric shunt damping Inproceedings
Proc. SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials -- Industrial and Commercial Applications of Smart Structures Technologies, San Diego, CA, 2002.
Proc. SPIE International Symposium on Smart Materials, Nano, and Micro-Smart Systems, Melbourne, Australia, 2002.
IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 7 (1), pp. 87–94, 2002.
Subspace-based system identification for an acoustic enclosure Journal Article
Transactions of the ASME, Journal of Vibration & Acoustics, 124 (3), pp. 414–419, 2002.
Power harvesting from piezoelectric transducers Miscellaneous
Proc. SPIE International Symposium on Smart Structures -- Damping & Isolation, pp. 239–250, New Port Beach, CA, 2001.
IEE Electronics Letters, 37 (25), pp. 1505–1506, 2001.
An impedance synthesizing arrangement, an improved vibrational damping apparatus and a method for deriving a digital signal processing algorithm Miscellaneous
Proc. IEEE International Conference on Control Applications & IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Aided Control Systems Design, Anchorage, Alaska, 2000.
A new approach to piezoelectric shunt damping Inproceedings
Proc. IS3M International Symposium on Smart Structures and Microsystems, Hong Kong, 2000.
Innovations in piezoelectric shunt damping Inproceedings
Proc. SPIE Symposium on Smart Materials and MEMs, Melbourne, Australia, 2000.
IEE Electronics Letters, 36 (18), pp. 1525–1526, 2000.